Robin Roberts Returns Home After Week in Hospital with a Virus

Robin and Sally-Ann Roberts

Courtesy Robin Roberts

updated 11/19/2012 AT 8:00 AM ET

originally published 11/19/2012 AT 9:05 AM ET

After spending a week in the hospital for a “tune up,” Robin Roberts is as positive as ever.

In a message to fans, the Good Morning America host, 51, says she’s back at home after being treated for a latent virus that had not responded to medication.

“Our immune systems usually take care of a virus like this … but mine is only 59 days old,” Roberts, who had a bone marrow transplant on Sept. 20, wrote in a post called “”Home

Roberts, who had undergone breast cancer treatment five years ago, was diagnosed this year with a rare blood disorder, myelodysplastic syndrome.


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